Addressing the obesity epidemic: 4 things physicians can do
People with obesity often skip seeking medical attention because they fear being stigmatized. Learn how physicians can help change the obesity narrative.
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Top news stories from AMA Morning Rounds®: Week of Feb. 22, 2021
In the news: U.S. death toll reaches 500,000 from COVID-19, SCOTUS to hear case on “gag rule,” administration to distribute face masks, COVID cases in nursing homes.
What doctors wish patients knew about obesity during the pandemic
People with obesity are at an increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19. An obesity medicine physician offers advice to help.
How the EHR can help ID, refer patients for diabetes prevention
Family physicians at Duke Health take two approaches to identify and refer patients with prediabetes to a lifestyle-change program.
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The AMA empowers physician leadership in public health issues like:
- The opioid crisis
- Gun violence